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New ebook: Housing, poverty and the good society: what can we achieve by 2025?

Posted on 26 Jan 2017

2017 marks the 75th anniversary of the Beveridge Report, which was heavily influenced by Beatrice and Sidney Webb’s research on social reform. The report offered a post-war strategy for ...Read More Read More

Event: Feeling the Pinch – Shrinking family income, rising prices and the poverty premium

Posted on 05 Jan 2017

Feeling the Pinch – Shrinking family income, rising prices and the poverty premium 18 January 2017, 09.30-11.00, Macmillan Room, Portcullis House The APPG on Poverty and the End Child ...Read More Read More

Blog: What will it take to improve children’s life chances?

Posted on 05 Dec 2016

By Saskia Greenhalgh What will it take to improve children’s life chances? This is the question posed by the Child Poverty Action Group’s (CPAG’s) new book, Improving Children’s Life ...Read More Read More

Taxpayers Against Poverty: Affordable Housing Blog Series & Seminar

Posted on 27 Nov 2016

In November 2016 the APPG on Poverty hosted a discussion on affordable housing with campaigning organisation, Taxpayers Against Poverty (TAP). This was an opportunity to discuss the ideas arising from ...Read More Read More

APPG on Poverty AGM

Posted on 14 Nov 2016

APPG on Poverty AGM & guest speaker from the Living Wage Foundation Wednesday 23 November 2016 17.00-18.15 Room W2, off Westminster Hall The AGM for the All Party Parliamentary ...Read More Read More

Living Wage Marketplace in Parliament

Posted on 27 Oct 2016

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Poverty and the Living Wage Foundation invite you to the Houses of Parliament ‘Living Wage Marketplace’ event on Wednesday 2nd November from 15.00-16.30 ...Read More Read More

New Statesman 2016 Supplement: If you don’t take action, who will? A Good Society Without Poverty

Posted on 27 Oct 2016

Whose responsibility is poverty? There is a growing consensus that current narratives around poverty have failed and that a new approach is needed to create a good society – one ...Read More Read More

Event Report: What is the future of social housing?

Posted on 21 Oct 2016

Most commentators now agree that the shortage of housing in the UK is reaching crisis proportions, with rental costs rising sharply and those on low incomes particularly seriously affected. ...Read More Read More

Event: Whose responsibility is Poverty?

Posted on 20 Oct 2016

Wednesday 26th October 2016, 09.00-10.00, Jubilee Room (off Westminster Hall), Houses of Parliament.  Launch of the Webb Memorial Trust’s annual New Statesman supplement How to end poverty? This has been ...Read More Read More

Event: What will it take to improve children’s life chances?

Posted on 11 Oct 2016

Wednesday 16th November 2016, 16.00-17.30, Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House, Westminster.  Co-hosted by the APPG on Poverty and Child Poverty Action Group What will it take to improve children’s life chances? The ...Read More Read More